Canada B763 at Toronto on Jul 28th 2017, engine surges

Last Update: August 10, 2017 / 20:04:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-476

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-GLCA performing flight AC-476 from Toronto,ON to Ottawa,ON (Canada) with 184 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Toronto's runway 06L when the left hand engine (CF6) began to surge, streaks of flames were observed from the engine exhaust. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 05 about 35 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance advised the engine had been nearing its schedule to be replaced, following the incident the engine was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-476

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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